BGU holds International Conference on Business Practices and Management Education

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Bhubaneswar: An International Conference on Global Trends in Business Practices & Management Education, organized by the Birla School of Management, Birla Global University, Bhubaneswar, India, in collaboration with the University of Ljubljana, Slovenia, Europe was held on 24-25 January, 2020, at the Hotel Crown, Bhubaneswar. The conference was inaugurated by Mr. Deepak Kumar Hota, Chairman and Managing Director, BEML Ltd, India. Dr. Jo-ann Rolle, the Dean, School of Business, Medgar Evers College, the City University of New York, was the Keynote speaker of the session.
In her address Dr Rolle emphasised on new methods of teaching to make new and effective future leaders. She said that we need to align our education with the rapid changes in modern days.
Dr. H. Chaturvedi, Director, BIMTECH, Greater Noida, was the Guest of Honour. The theme of the conference was delivered by three distinguished speakers- Prof. (Dr.) Aleksandra Kanjuo-Mrcela, Professor& Head-Doctoral Programme, Faculty of Social Sciences, University of Ljubljana, Slovenia, Europe, Dr. Monika Kalin Golob, Conference Co-Chair, Professor & Dean, Faculty of Social Sciences, University of Ljubljana, Slovenia, Europe, Prof. Shyam S. Lodha, Professor of Marketing, Southern Connecticut State University, USA. Prof. Golob and Prof Lodha addressed the participants online. Among the eminent dignitaries on the dais, Dr. Sarat K. Acharya, Former CMD, NLC India addressed the participants.
268 participants attended the conference from across the country and 13 foreign countries. More than 40 eminent speakers from different countries such as Europe, USA, Malyasia, Nepal, Nigera, Tanzania delivered their addresses to the galaxy of intellectuals in various sessions during these two days. Prof. Parameswar Nayak, the Conference Chair, Professor & Dean, Birla School of Management extended a warm welcome to the dignitaries, the paper presenters, the delegates from corporates, and the participants.
Dr. B.K Das, the Registrar of the University proposed a vote of thanks. The conference was presided over by the Vice Chancellor Prof. Sudhakar Panda. The conference was convened by Dr Archana Choudhary & Dr Anubha Ray.

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